George Floyd Family Members: Nephew Brandon Williams, Brothers Philonise and Rodney Floyd took time to share with the Houston Defender Network their feelings about how their lives have changed after the death of their brother.
George Floyd’s death changed the entire world, and now we are getting ready to witness his killer go on trial. In an exclusive interview, the Defender talks with George Floyd’s brother Philonise and Rodney along with the nephew he raised Brandon Williams about everything from juror selection to how they would like George to be remembered.
As the George Floyd family prepared to congregate in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the high-profile trial attracted the attention of the country and the world. Reflecting on the juror selection and the overall trial, George Floyd’s relatives shared what is most important to them.
GEORGE FLOYD JUSTICE IN POLICING ACT NEXT CHAPTER
With the passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act in the House of Representatives, the family talks about their experiences in the halls of Congress, reveals their inner expectations and makes recommendations to U.S. Senators as they prepare to consider the bill.
HOW THE BLACK PRESS AND BLACK COMMUNITY CAN HELP
Considering “he was stolen from us,” the Floyd family outlines multiple ways the community can help both individually and collectively while describing how “we’re stronger in numbers.”
THE FAMILY JOURNEY SINCE THE DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD
As a result of the tragic death of a loved one, the George Floyd family has been thrust into the public eye and drawn into the center stage fight for social justice changing their lives forever. The journey has not been easy. Hear them describe their experiences.
HOW DO YOU WANT YOUR BROTHER REMEMBERED?
Usually, your family knows you best, and the George Floyd family shares special memories and reflects on how they want others to remember their loved one resulting in both tears and smiles as they look back in time.
Thank you to the George Floyd Family for giving insight into your personal feelings and sharing your caring and hospitality with the Houston Defender Network.
This article originally appeared on the Houston Defender Network.